THE ART OF THE FAMILY SAGA

             

When the world is in crisis, go nuclear. The family unit is endless fodder for compelling fiction. Here are some of our favorites.

 

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The Brothers K Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780553378498
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Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - June 1st, 1996

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK
 


Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family (Vintage International) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780679752608
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Published: Vintage - June 28th, 1994

A Major Literary Event: a brilliant new translation of Thomas Mann's first great novel, one of the two for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature in 1929.


A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire: Book One Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780553573404
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Published: Bantam - August 4th, 1997

NOW THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONES—THE MASTERPIECE THAT BECAME A CULTURAL PHENOMENON
 


The Joy Luck Club: A Novel Cover Image
By Amy Tan
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143038092
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Published: Penguin Books - September 21st, 2006

The Joy Luck Club is one of my favorite books. From the moment I first started reading it, I knew it was going to be incredible. For me, it was one of those once-in-a-lifetime reading experiences that you cherish forever. It inspired me as a writer and still remains hugely inspirational.” —Kevin Kwan, author of Crazy Rich Asians


The Leopard: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780375714795
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Published: Pantheon - November 6th, 2007

Set in the 1860s, The Leopard tells the spellbinding story of a decadent, dying Sicilian aristocracy threatened by the approaching forces of democracy and revolution.


My Family and Other Animals Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780142004418
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Published: Penguin Books - June 29th, 2004

The first book Gerald Durrell's Corfu Trilogy: a bewitching account of a rare and magical childhood on the island of Corfu, now the inspiration for The Durrells in Corfu on Masterpiece PBS


Pachinko (National Book Award Finalist) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781455563920
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 14th, 2017

A New York Times Top Ten Book of the Year and National Book Award finalist, Pachinko is an "extraordinary epic" of four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family as they fight to control their destiny in 20th-century Japan (San Francisco Chronicle).


Palace Walk: The Cairo Trilogy, Volume 1 Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307947109
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Published: Anchor - November 29th, 2011

Palace Walk is the first novel in Nobel Prize-winner Naguib Mahfouz’s magnificent Cairo Trilogy, an epic family saga of colonial Egypt that is considered his masterwork.


A Place for Us: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781524763565
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Published: SJP for Hogarth - March 5th, 2019

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD “5 UNDER 35” NOMINEE • NEW YORK’S “ONE BOOK, ONE NEW YORK” PICK
 


Roots: The Saga of an American Family Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780306824852
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Published: Da Capo Press - May 3rd, 2016

Based off of the bestselling author's family history, this novel tells the story of Kunta Kinte, who is sold into slavery in the United States where he and his descendants live through major historic events.